ENGLISH FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

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ENGLISH FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES
Teaching
ENGLISH FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES
Subject area
L-LIN/12
Degree course
SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE
Course type
Laurea Magistrale
Credits
6.0
Teaching hours
Ore Attività frontale: 45.0
Academic year
2018/2019
Year taught
2018/2019
Course year
1
Language
INGLESE
Subject matter
PERCORSO COMUNE
Professor
CENTONZE LAURA

Course description

A command of the English Language corrisponding to at least level B1 of the CEFR.

At the end of the course, the student will be able to use the main lexical and grammatical structures of the English language at a B2+level. S/he will also be able to grasp the meaning of different types of texts, e.g. academic and the social sciences.

In itinere written text on grammar and lexis + oral examination on a topic chosen by the student together with the Professor.

  • Past time: past simple, past continuous, past perfect, used to, would, participle clauses
  • Present perfect: presente perfect simple and continuous, past simple
  • Future time: will, going to, future continuous, future perfect, future time clauses, present continuous, present simple
  • Present time: present simple, present continuous
  • Indirect speech
  • Conditionals
  • Wishes and related forms
  • Passives
  • Relative clauses
  • Modal verbs
  • Countable and uncountable nouns
  • Linking words
  • Time expressions
  • Comparatives and Superlatives
  • Articles: indefinite, definite and zero article
  • Verbs +ing or +infinitive
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Idiomatic expressions

Students who are not able to attend the course will have to study the aforementioned grammar contents + a scientific article which is made available at the following link  (https://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Swaan_English_Social.pdf). Students will be assessed on the basis of communicative interaction, understanding and grammar accuracy.

- Vince, M. & Emmerson P., 2003. First Certificate Language Practice with key. English Grammar and Vocabulary. Macmillan.

- McCarthy, M. & O'Dell, F., 2002. English Idioms in Use - Intermediate. CUP

- Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. CUP

Semester
Secondo Semestre (dal 04/03/2019 al 31/05/2019)

Exam type
Obbligatorio

Type of assessment
Orale - Voto Finale

Course timetable
https://easyroom.unisalento.it/Orario

Component of
ENGLISH FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES (LM42)

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